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About Alan Dutton

We provide a full range of drain and sewer services to a wide variety of clients that include; Local Authorities, Commercial Businesses, Private Housing Associations and Individual Home Owners. It is our mission to provide our clients with the right quality services, to the highest standard.

Pre-Planned Drain and Gutter Maintenance

Pre Planned Drain & Gutter Maintenance Regular maintenance of drains, guttering and gullies ensures that water can move freely and away from buildings. Our recent blog has focused on how not keeping on top of this sort of maintenance work can often cause flooding problems in the summer months when least expected. [...]

How to prevent water damage whatever the season.

People always seem surprised by flash flooding in the summer. Why at a time when we typically enjoy our best weather can heavy rainfalls overwhelm drains and gutters? During the summer, prolonged hot and dry conditions bake the ground hard.  If there is then sudden, significant rainfall, the ground is unable to soak up [...]

CCTV drain surveys – a cost effective solution for house builders and property developers

Following the easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions on most construction sites, it is reassuring to see house builders and property developers resuming construction on many of their sites. CCTV Drainage Surveys We offer a range of drain surveying, drain clearing and drain unblocking services for property developers and house builders, whether for large housing [...]

By |2020-06-30T09:54:08+00:00May 26th, 2020|CCTV testing, Drain Surveys, Drains and Sewers|0 Comments

Proud to be members of the Checkatrade community

Following the vetting process including interview and reference checking, we are pleased to have received our Checkatrade certification. We are very proud to join a community that strives for businesses to deliver the best services they can for their customers. All of the checks that we have been through can be seen on our [...]

By |2020-04-20T10:24:24+00:00April 20th, 2020|Drains and Sewers|0 Comments

City & Guilds Certified – Staying safe whilst working in confined spaces

As you can imagine, in our line of business working in confined spaces is a regular part of our working day. What may not be so obvious is the specialist skills and knowledge required to enter and operate safely in those spaces. They are challenging environments to work in, not just because of their [...]

By |2020-04-17T11:34:23+00:00April 17th, 2020|Confined space entry, Drains and Sewers|0 Comments

# Thank you, NHS

The current coronavirus pandemic has impacted all of our lives. At Drain and Sewer Services, we are still working and performing essential tasks, but there's one part of our community really having to go above and beyond. Based in Aldershot, it's normally our military neighbours on the frontline, but at the moment, the NHS [...]

By |2020-04-20T12:25:17+00:00April 6th, 2020|Drains and Sewers|0 Comments

Our new RCV Ultra Cleaner Recycler lorry is already out clearing floodwaters

The Met Office declared February 2020 the wettest February on record, with floods devastating families and businesses across the country. At Drain and Sewer Services we continue to invest in the newest resources to help customers recover from flooding more quickly. Our latest jet unblocking and floodwater suction capability It’s essential to have the [...]

Introducing the latest addition to the Drain & Sewer Services fleet

In December we announced that we would be adding a new lorry to our expanding fleet. We are excited to announce that our new RCV Ultra Cleaner Recycler lorry – a brand new jetting and sucking recycler unit - will be ready for delivery in early March and we can’t wait to see this [...]

Getting to the root of the problem of tree damage to pipes

Whilst trees are something to be enjoyed it’s unfortunate that their roots are a common cause of drain blockages and damage. It’s something our teams see all the time and if you have trees near your property, something you should be aware of. How do roots damage pipes? As roots spread searching for nutrients, [...]

By |2020-01-31T13:01:03+00:00January 9th, 2020|Blocked drain|0 Comments

Scanprobe Technology: Making flood alleviation easy

Drain & Sewer Services were recently asked by a local authority for assistance in flood alleviation. The local area was hit with flooding following several days of heavy rain. Build-up of surface water and debris washed onto the roads had caused flooding to houses, footpaths and roads which contributed to major disruption and inconvenience [...]